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Forest River recalls 8 RVs for incorrect tire information

Forest River recalls 8 RVs for incorrect tire information

WASHINGTON — Forest River is recalling certain 2018 Puma recreational trailers. The Federal Placards indicate incorrect tire load range and tire pressure (PSI) information. The placard states a tire size of ST205/75R15/D requiring 50PSI, however the installed tires are size ST205/75R15/C, requiring 65PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims,” and they also fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Jan. 2. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1.574.642.0588. Forest River’s number for this recall is 425-0560.

SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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